Why Provosts Can’t Win: The Complexities of the Provost’s Role at Vulnerable Institutions
Small colleges and universities face challenges and pressures like never before. The burden of those challenges can fall with undue weight on provosts. Scott Carlson recently focused on the ways provosts are being squeezed in the current academic landscape. In the pages of the latest issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education, Carlson spoke with numerous experts, including our own Cheryl Hyatt. Hyatt noted the intense schedule and long hours many provosts are expected to keep. That exhaustion leads to increased turnover. Read the entire article here.